Volodymyr Zelenskyy expressed condolences to the families and friends of the deceased
Frédéric Leclerc of BFM TV has become the 32nd media person to die in Ukraine since the Russian invasion began.
President Volodymyr Zelensky expressed his condolences to the family and colleagues of the French journalist Frederic Leclerc, who died on May 30 in the Luhansk region. This was discussed in the video message of the head of state following the results of the 96th day of the war.
“Today, in the Luhansk region, the invaders disrupted the evacuation from the combat areas by firing at a car that was following the locals. French journalist Frederic Leclerc died from a mortal wound as a result of this shelling. He worked on the French television channel BFM TV. … He became the 32nd media worker who died after February 24,” the president said.
We add that the National Anti-Terrorist Prosecutor’s Office of France began to clarify the circumstances of the death of BFM TV channel operator Frederic Leclerc-Imoff in Ukraine.
“An investigation is underway into an attack on civilians not taking part in hostilities,” the ministry said in a statement.
Recall, according to the Ministry of Defense, 8727 representatives are accredited in Ukraine Ukrainian and foreign media to cover events in the areas of hostilities and inform about Russian war crimes.
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